Quinoa is a seed that has great nutritional value. It is a complete food, ideal for vegetarians, as it contains a high percentage of protein and is a good source plant origin iron.
As it can be used as a cereal, it is ideal for people with celiac disease, as it does not contain gluten.
To consume quinoa seeds, the most important thing is to wash them well, because they have a bitter taste coating. Then use them the same as rice.
|Proportion Amount||% VD (*)|
|Energetic value||39 kcal = 165 kJ||2 %|
|Carbohydrates||6,9 g||2 %|
|Proteins||1,6 g||2 %|
|Total Fats||0,6 g||1 %|
|Saturated Fats||0,1 g||0 %|
|Trans Fats||0 g||-|
|Sodium||0,5 mg||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber||0,5 g||2 %|
|Calcium||15 mg||2 %|
|Iron||1,3 mg||9 %|
|Phosphorus||38 mg||5 %|
|Magnesium||25 mg||10 %|
|Vitamin B1 - Thiamine||0,03 mg||3 %|
|Vitamina B2 - Riboflavina||0,03 mg||2 %|
|Vitamin B3 - Niacin||0,06 mg||0 %|